Guidebooks

The Garden Path Gift Shop carries a wide variety of guidebooks which focus on southern Appalachian flora and fauna.  Also there are numerous books on hiking and bicycling and sightseeing opportunities in the area.


Peterson Field Guides:  Roger Tory Peterson's unique system show exactly what features to look for to tell one species from another.

A Field Guide to Ferns. Cobb/
Farnsworth/Lowe.  Leading guide to ferns of northeastern and central North America.  $20.00

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Field Guide to Wildflowers.  Roger Tory Peterson/Margaret McKenny.  Grouped by color and by plant characteristics, 1293 species in 84 families are described and illustrated.  Included are all the flowers you're most likely to encounter in the eastern and north-central US, westward to the Dakotas and southward to North Carolina and Arkansas, as well as the adjacent parts of Canada. $19.00.

Field Guide to Medicinal Plants and Herbs.  Steven Foster and James A. Duke. With more than 300 photos, this new edition show how to identify more than 500 healing plants in easter and central US. Text includes information where plants are found, as well as their known medicinal uses.  $19.00

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Edible Wild Plants
.  This is a laminated pocket-sized guide to common North American edible plant species.  $5.95.
  
Medicinal Plants.  This laminated pocket-sized guide describes traditional wilderness remedies using familiar widespread plants.  $5.95.

   
Butterflies and Moths  Butterflies and moths belong to the second largest order to insects.  This laminated pocket-sized guide helps identify common North American species.  $5.95. North Carolina Wildlife.  This laminated pocket-sized guide introduces the more common wildlife found in North Carolina.  It also identifies 25 wildlife sanctuaries in the state. $5.95.
North Carolina Trees & Wildflowers.  This pocket-sized guide identifies common North Carolina Trees and Wildflowers as well as eight botanical sanctuaries within the state.  $5.95. Appalachian Trail Wildlife.  This pocket-sized guide cover the common animal species that can be found along the AT.  $5.95.

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Also see
  Peterson Guides 

Good Bugs/Bad Bugs.  
Mac's Field Guide

Laminated illustrations of good and bad garden bugs of the Southeast. $4.95.

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